My name is Nathan Mckenna, though my artist's name is Nathan Aardvark. I'm not sure why.

You can read about my industry experience on my Linkedin: 



Email me. I usually respond within an hour or so, unless I'm stuck up a tree or something, in which case, please send help.



Nathan has risen to the top of his field as an Emmy award winning, BAFTA nominated Illustrator. 

He contracts for an array of large national and international corporate clients and brands, for world leading visual effects studio The Mill, amongst other high profile agencies and studios across the globe.

Nathan specialises in Concept Art and Matte Painting

Primary Skillset:
Concept art / Visual Development • Matte painting • Illustration • Digital / Speed painting • Storyboards • Idea Generation and Conceptual Development

Secondary Skillset:
AfterEffects animator • Website design • Graphic Design • Basic video editing • Digital photography



  • Emmy Award

    Television Academy

    September 2013
    Outstanding Main Title Design - 2013

    Da Vinci's Demons
    Starz and Adjacent Productions

  • BAFTA Nomination

    British Academy of Film and Television Arts

    April 2015
    Television Craft | Titles in 2015
    Da Vinci's Demons

  • Special Edi for Visual Effects


    November 2012

    Swiss prize for advertising, industrial and corporate films.